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updated: 9/7/2012 7:07 PM

Fire damages 35 units at Park City storage facility

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A fire at a self-storage facility in Park City Friday morning left the contents of 35 units damaged, authorities said.

The blaze broke out about 9 a.m. in one of the outdoor storage buildings at Public Storage, located at 3501 Belvidere Road.

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In total, 17 storage units sustained fire damage and 18 had smoke damage, worth an estimated loss of $300,000, according to Lt. Heath Graham of the Gurnee Fire Department.

Fire crews forced entry to a total of 42 storage units.

Gurnee fire crews called for a mutual aid response in which five additional fire departments responded, Graham said.

As many as eight storage units were on fire initially, but the fire continued to spread. It's unclear exactly where the fire started or what may have caused it, and Graham said it is still under investigation.

In addition to the loss of contents, the damages to the building are estimated at $300,000, Graham said.

There were no reported occupants of the building at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.

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